On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1853

Historical Events

  • Franconi's Hippodrome opens in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Verstraete, Belgian actress (Mooi Juultje van Volendam, Frou Frou), born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium (d. 1928)
1853 Highlights

About May 2, 1853

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus